It would be a good idea. Start with the first books, Relic and Reliquary. They are very good books, and I've enjoyed every single one. You really need to read them in order though, there are run on characters, and plot lines from book to book.
An enlightened zeal for the energy and efficiency of government will be stigmatized as the offspring of a temper fond of despotic power and hostile to the principles of liberty.
Alexander Hamilton, author of Federalist No. 1. 10/27/1787